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Currently, two working groups
operate under the umbrella of IGUS:
- Energetic and
Oxidising Substances (EOS)
Test methods, classification and safety aspects related
to organic peroxides, self-reactive substances and other
energetic substances, fertilisers, ammonium nitrate and
oxidisers. Process hazards, particularly in relation to
manufacturing. Incidents involving energetic substances.
Propellants and Pyrotechnics (EPP)
Explosive properties, general test methods and
thermodynamic ratings, phenomenology of explosions,
safety and regulatory aspects related to explosives,
pyrotechnics and propellants.